ROEBUCK - Chris Roebuck of Theodore passed away on February 16, 2021 after a long battle with heart disease and rheumatoid arthritis. Chris was born on April 28, 1953 in Theodore, the youngest son of Louis and Nettie (nee Pacholko) Roebuck. He attended school in Theodore. Chris met the love of his life Bernice Roebuck (nee Krupa) in August 1973. Shortly after they moved to Chris' family farm where they stayed until 2004. Bernice passed away on January 20, 2006 and Chris was heartbroken. He never moved on from losing Bernice and always talked about her. Together they had 5 daughters: March 6, 1976 Andrea was born, twins Laura Lee and Laura Lynn on October 11,1977, Angela on April 3, 1979 and Amy May on 20,1980. Once their hands were full with a bunch of kids Chris worked extremely hard to support his big family. Chris worked many years a bricklayer with his brother Michael at Roebuck Masonry. In 1978 he started with Yorkton Concrete Products. In the early years there wasn't always work with YCP so Chris found other jobs to keep the family going. He working with a logging company and also for the Village of Springside, however he spent most of his working years with YCP. Chris was forced to take an early retirement due to complications from arthritis and he forever missed the crew and the work at YCP.
Anyone that knew Chris, knew his memory was exceptional. Chris could tell you anyone's birthday that he ever met and you only had to tell him your birthday once and he remembered forever. Chris had a great love for classic cars. He remembered many details about classic cars and would talk about them for hours. He had a deep love and appreciation of music. Chris was a huge animal lover, loved being with friends, going for drives, spending time with family and playing crib. Chris had the biggest heart in the world and anyone that met him will forever remember him. Predeceased by his beloved wife Bernice; father Louis and mother Nettie; his nephew Andy Mikkonen; mother-in-law Rose Krupa and father-in-law Steve Krupa both from Sheho; son-in-law Chris Wornuik; and recently his grand puppy Mia. He leaves to cherish his memory his children Andrea and her husband Todd Ostapovitch of Theodore; Laura Lee Roebuck of Moose Jaw; Laura Lynn and Bradley Fedyk of Jedburgh; Angela Roebuck and Shawn Martel of Good Spirit Acres; and Amy and Corey Slobozian of Grandview, MB. Ten grandchildren: Jason (Savanna), Owen (Megan), Shannon (Keaton), Dawson, Kaitlynn, Kaylee, Jared, Ethan, Asia and Elise. One great grandson Raythe. His brothers Murray Roebuck and Michael Roebuck. Also his brother and sisters-in-law, Steven (Charlotte) Krupa, Laurel (Kim) Mikkonen, Cathy (Rick) Mikkonen, Eugene (Karlene) Krupa, Robert (Tracey) Krupa and Linda Roebuck. Also, many nieces, nephews, cousins, grand puppies and kitties and friends.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service is being planned for the summer at the Yorkton Memorial Gardens. Memorials to Paws'N'Claws or to Rebel Cat Rescue can be made as tokens of remembrance.